Carmelo Grimaldi

Practice Areas: Labor & Employment Areas of Focus: Employment discrimination, harassment, and wrongful discharge litigation in federal and state courts and agencies, wage and hour proceedings, National Labor Relations Board proceedings, employment contracts, restrictive covenants, and employee handbooks, family leave, grievances and arbitrations, union organizing campaigns, collective bargaining negotiations, unemployment insurance proceedings, and many other areas.

Overview: “Mel is actively involved in training supervisors and managers regarding compliance with various employment laws and regulations. He regularly counsels the firm's clients regarding various human resource issues that routinely arise in the workplace. ”

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Loretta M. Gastwirth

Practice Groups: Litigation, Mediation and Arbitration Area of Focus: Commercial Litigation; Alternative Dispute Resolution

Overview: She is a seasoned litigator primarily involved in commercial, intellectual property, Indian gaming law, trade secrets, construction, securities and employment litigation and arbitration.  She serves as an arbitrator on the prestigious Commercial Arbitration Panel of the American Arbitration Association, determining complex commercial matters involving oil and gas, brokerage, software and manufacturing industries. Loretta has been appointed by various courts as a Mediator to resolve commercial disputes.

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Jeffrey A. Galant

Practice Group: Tax Law

Areas of Focus: Tax-Exempt Organizations,  Estate and Charitable Planning, Trusts & Estates Law

Overview:  Jeffrey has more than 30 years of experience in tax, trusts and estates, and tax-exempt organizations law; he has extensive experience in sophisticated tax and estate planning matters involving family owned and other privately owned enterprises including operating businesses, investment vehicles and family foundations; as well as the tax and estate planning issues that concern artists and collectors.

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Ana Getiashvili

Practice Groups: Litigation and Labor & Employment Areas of Focus: Labor Law, Employment Law, and Commercial Litigation

Overview: "Ana assists employers on issues such as discrimination and sexual harassment investigations, employee leave, worker classification and compensation practices, Form I-9 compliance and background checks. She drafts and prepares employment contracts and employer policies and handbooks. Ana also assists in commercial litigation matters."

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